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Recognizing and Overcoming Codependency

Codependent relationships are one-sided, unhealthy relationships where one person is highly or completely dependent on another person to meet their emotional and self-esteem needs. At the same time, they enable the other person in the relationship to maintain self-destructive behaviors, such as alcohol or drug abuse. 

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Medical Marijuana as an Alternative to Opioids

By Robert Matylewicz, DO, ABAM, Medical Director at Clarity Way In recent years, the topic of using medical cannabis instead of prescription painkillers has joined the national conversation surrounding the opioid addiction crisis. Though regular marijuana use comes with risks like addiction and conditions such as marijuana-induced psychosis, proponents of medical cannabis argue that if…

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Animal-Assisted Therapy for Alcoholism

If you’re looking for the best alcohol rehab center for your own or your loved one’s needs, it’s essential to look at the variety of treatments now available. Most centers offer basic counseling, 12-step programs, detoxification and similar services, but getting clean often means getting more than just the basics. While animal-assisted therapy is considered…

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The State of Abuse in PA

Drug overdose deaths are increasing in Pennsylvania, which means rehab facilities in PA are working harder than ever to get people the help they need. Researchers have begun studying the rates of overdose deaths for specific races, genders and age groups in order to put together a targeted action plan that can save lives.